The Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Rep. Pramila Jayapar (D-WA), Senator Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) in Talk to reporters after meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on September 30, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Progressive House Democrats dropped their marks in the debate on how to cut costs from President Joe Biden’s massive economic plan.
On Wednesday, senior members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to keep all the proposed plans in the package unchanged. Instead, they proposed to shorten the duration of the plan to reduce expenditures. The top leaders of the Democratic Party are deciding whether to shorten the duration of the policy or cancel the plan altogether in order to lower the price of the plan to appease the centrists.
“If you want to choose between narrow or broad legislation, we strongly encourage you to choose the latter and make strong investments in a shorter period of time,” said Rep. Pramila Jayapa, chair of the Congressional Progress Caucus Twenty-seven legislators led by Ernest, Washington, DC, wrote a letter to Pelosi.
The delegates added that they believed that setting up an interim plan would “establish a successful record and pave the way for long-term extension of benefits”.
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